Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster (Compact Disc)

A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

By Jon Krakauer, Jon Krakauer (Read by)

Random House Audio Publishing Group, 9780739343791, 7pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2007

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Description

A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster.


Praise For Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

"Into Thin Air ranks among the great adventure books of all time . . . a book of rare eloquence and power that could remain relevant for centuries."
--Galen Rowell, The Wall Street Journal

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